Ana Hernández Kent's Bio
Ana Hernández Kent
Ana Hernández Kent is a senior researcher for the Institute for Economic Equity (IEE) at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. She conducts research, performs data analysis and advises on issues of economic equity. Her primary research interests include:
- Examining economic disparities and opportunities through a demographic lens
- Exploring wealth outcomes and wealth inequality
- Highlighting the role of systemic biases and historical factors in facilitating or blocking wealth accumulation
Kent received a Ph.D. in experimental psychology with concentrations in social psychology and quantitative methods in behavioral sciences from Saint Louis University (SLU). She earned a master’s degree in experimental psychology from SLU and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Notre Dame.
Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Bloomberg, The Atlantic, The Financial Times, Daily Mail, The New Yorker and CNN, among other outlets.